Having the right materials is a critical first step for teaching kids to read, but it’s only one small part of the equation. Reading becomes learning when students engage with the stories and text in multiple ways – and have fun doing it.

We have a variety of resources available that will help integrate our books into your classroom libraries and lesson plans.

MaryRuth Books Printables

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Danny Calendars

Monthly calendar pages, featuring our beloved yellow lab Danny, are a great way to warm up the classroom, initiate discussion, and continue fostering a love of reading.

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Printable Book Labels

Make integrating MaryRuth Books into your classroom library easy with these printable level label sheets. Download them and start getting organized!

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Downloadable Book Lists

Alphabetical MRB Titles with corresponding ISBNs, ATOS Titles (books with Accelerated Reading® tests), Excel Spreadsheet of all titles included in the Danny Collection, Guided Reading Level Correlation Chart, MRB Early Emergent Set (Levels A-C), MRB Emergent Set (Levels D-E), MRB Upper Emergent Set (Levels F-H), MRB Early Fluent Set (Levels I-L), and titles currently included on the Reading Recovery® Approved Book List.

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Classroom Activities

Young students learn best when they’re engaged. Our classroom activities are fun ways to help students develop listening and thinking skills, as well as improve their manual dexterity. Active learning also encourages cooperation and dialogue in the classroom, providing excellent feedback for teachers.

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Purchase Digital Copies of MaryRuth Books

We partner with several vendors to offer our books in digital format. Visit the following sites to purchase digital copies of MaryRuth Books.

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